Wildlife

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Top Spots To View Wildlife Near Las Vegas

There are ample opportunities to walk on the wild side in Las Vegas, and not all of them involve a stroll along the Strip! In Las Vegas and Henderson, you can also find bird and animal sanctuaries, trails, preserves, wetland parks and even a lion habitat where you can actually get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures in the wild. All these opportunities exist right within the greater Las Vegas area, so there is no excuse to avoid being one with nature.

07/04/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

File photo of a bald eagle. (credit: CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildlife Experts Perplexed Over Dozen Dead Bald Eagles

Wild life experts cannot seem to figure out why so many bald eagles have been dying in Utah.

12/23/2013

Lion cubs, like the ones pictured, were born at The Lion Habitat Ranch in Las Vegas on October 11, 2013. (photo: CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lion Cubs Born In Henderson

Four new cubs are thriving at the Lion Habitat Ranch.

10/16/2013

File photo of condoms being made in a factory. (Photo by PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Group To Hand Out Free Endangered Species Condoms

An environmental group plans to distribute 50,000 free condoms across the U.S. through the holiday season as part of a campaign aimed at calling attention to the impact of human population growth on wildlife.

12/24/2012

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Wanted Mexican Wolf Still On The Run In NM

female Mexican gray wolf wanted for killing too many cows in southwestern New Mexico continues to give trappers the slip.

09/07/2012

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Badger Dodges Dart, Then Caged Inside Nevada Store

A badger that wandered into a retail store in northern Nevada dodged a tranquilizer dart and held authorities at bay for about an hour before the teeth-baring critter was lured into a cage with cat food.

08/09/2012

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Mountain Lion Kills Deer Close To Lake Tahoe

Nevada Department of Wildlife officials say the public has nothing to worry about after a mountain lion killed a deer close to a Lake Tahoe resort and campground.

07/30/2012

A Slovak man dressed as a goat for a festival (Photo credit: JOE KLAMAR / AFP / Getty Images)

‘Goat Man’ Spotted In Mountains Of Northern Utah

A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worried he could be in danger as hunting season approaches.

07/21/2012